Don't Koch the L.A. Times!


After years of mismanagement, the Tribune Company newspapers -- including the Chicago Tribune and L.A. Times -- are up for sale.


And one of the potential buyers? The Koch brothers.
Background:
New York Times: Koch Brothers Turning Focus to Newspapers
Chicago Tribune: Protesters Urge Tribune Co. Not to Sell
Free Press: Tribune Joins Rush to Consolidate with TV Deal

Yes, those Koch brothers: the billionaire businessmen who run Koch Industries, a sprawling multinational corporation involved in everything from oil to fertilizer to paper towels to bankrolling right-wing political causes.

Join RootsAction in sending this message to the Tribune Company:



This petition has a goal of 80000 signatures
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Number Date Name Location Add a note, if you'd like, ...
67982 5.3 years ago Evette Twyford Niles, MI , US
67981 5.3 years ago Evelyn Craig Carrboro, NC , US Let's keep journalism impartial.
67980 5.3 years ago Jeannie Clements Fremont, CA , US
67979 5.3 years ago kristen lightbody germansville, PA , US
67978 5.3 years ago kristen lightbody germansville, PA , US
67977 5.3 years ago Mary ann Matte Sunset, LA , US Please don't sell to the Koch Brothers. If this happens, I fear the news will be deceptive AND distorted!!
67976 5.3 years ago luciana perren rosario, ot , AR
67975 5.3 years ago Martha Murdock Pearl river, NY , US
67974 5.3 years ago Anonymous Brooklyn , NY , US
67973 5.3 years ago arantxa mensua madrid, ot , ES
67972 5.3 years ago Loren Sterman Portland, OR , US
67971 5.3 years ago Loris Crossley Joplin, MO , US
67970 5.3 years ago Anonymous Silver Plume, CO , US
67969 5.3 years ago Anonymous Silver Plume, CO , US
67968 5.3 years ago Mary Celia Tuttle East Lansing, MI , US
67967 5.3 years ago Miki Schneider Grand Rapids, MI , US Please don't sell to the Koch Bros. If they become owners, I fear the news will be distorted, deceptive & have an agenda that will only be good for the 2%; they believe the importance of working cla...
67966 5.3 years ago Mary Ferris Marblehead , MA , US
67965 5.3 years ago Sara Joern Denver, CO , US
67964 5.3 years ago Priscilla Sisco US In the event this should happen, Journalism as we know it, will cease to exist .....
67963 5.3 years ago Eric Eiserloh San Francisco, CA , US
67962 5.3 years ago Gabriel Blanco New York, NY , US
67961 5.3 years ago Gabriel Blanco New York, NY , US
67960 5.3 years ago Gabriel Blanco New York, NY , US
67959 5.3 years ago Gabriel Blanco New York, NY , US
67958 5.3 years ago Ashley O Oak Park, CA , US
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